Norman Harper is the widely published author of the Stronach stories and the Dash o' Doric series (co-authored with Robbie Shepherd), and was for many years a weekly columnist for the Press and Journal.
Doric, the popular name for Mid Northern Scots or Northeast Scots, refers . Harper, Norman (2009) Spikkin Doric.
There is an extensive body of literature, mostly poetry, ballads, and songs. Find sources: "Doric dialect" Scotland – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (November 2009) (Learn how and when to remove this template message).
Ever been lost for words or just completely mystified by what you hear? This is a new series of pocket books designed to introduce some of the wealth of the spoken and written word in Scotland to those who may not be familiar with them. For the 600 selected Doric words, as well as a simple meaning, the context and background to the word will be explained, along with examples of use (and, as required) a pronunciation guide. Handy ready reference to one of the most distinctive dialects in Scotland.
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Spikkin Doric: A Doric Word Book. Ever been lost for words or just completely mystified by what you hear? This is a new series of pocket books designed to introduce some of the wealth of the spoken and written word in Scotland to those who may not be familiar with them.
The print version of this textbook is ISBN: 9781841586809, 1841586803. Publisher: Birlinn Ltd. Print ISBN: 9781841586809, 1841586803. eText ISBN: 9780857909749, 0857909746.
Find nearly any book by Norman Harper. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. by Robbie Shepherd, Norman Harper. ISBN 9781841581484 (978-1-84158-148-4) Softcover, Birlinn Limited, 2001.